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Health care for all

We citizens of the United States, regardless of political affiliation, have put up with more than eight years of back and forth on federal policy related to health care and health insurance. With the … more

Reader suggests Farenthold should resign

To the Editor:After reading Rob Ford's recent article on Congressman Blake Farenthold's sexual harassment suit, I felt compelled to comment.At the time of Farenthold's initial win in 2010, Cameron … more

Stolen honor

Congressman Vela’s decision to boycott the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States was disappointing, but not surprising. Citing objections to statements made by the president and … more

An open letter to all Christian Voters

In a few months, the citizens of this country face the daunting responsibility of selecting those who will be making the decisions that will directly affect the lifestyles of our children and … more

Thanks for the donation

Dear Manager,The Waelder Homecoming Foundation Inc. is a non-profit community service organization. Over the last several years, we have donated over $20,000 to the Waelder area. The donations … more

Thanks for sponsorship

Dear Gonzales Inquirer,I am excited to share that thanks in part to Gonzales Inquirer’s support as an In-Kind Sponsor, the Relay For Life of Gonzales County was able to raise more than $62,655 … more

Unjust treatment in jail

Dear Fellow Texans and U.S. Citizens,I have been incarcerated (wrongfully) for almost six years with the great possibility of release this year! As I am a 100 percent disabled Vietnam veteran and … more

Thank you tree trimmers

To the citizens of Gonzales To whoever is trimming the trees in the Sarah DeWitt Drive median - Thank you. Your efforts, while noticed not only by those of us that live here, will also be noticed … more

Thanks for successful CTI

Another Come and Take It has come and gone. Hats off to all the city employees, the Come and Take It committee, the Chamber and all the volunteers who worked so hard to make this another great year. … more

Policing for profit

I’m writing this letter to the editor to inform people of the “Policing for Profit” policy that is going on in our community. How many people have been unfairly “targeted” and pulled over … more

Respecting history

Respecting “history” Doesn’t mean everyone approves every facet of it.About removing monuments, that other citizens erected at another time and in their sentiments is a bit … more

Reader appreciative of tournament coverage

I want to commend Terry Fitzwater for his outstanding coverage of the recent Boomers Catfish Tournament held in honor of Alvis Malatek. In adverse Spring conditions, he did a great job of recognizing … more

Luling Main Street thanks sponsors

The Luling Main Street Board of Directors, and the Rajun’ Cajun Committee members want to thank you for your generous contributions to this year’s Rajun’ Cajun Throwdown. Your … more

Hard choices to be made

Dear Editor,Certificates of Obligation do not require voter approval. We voted the city council in and that is the approval. To spend money to hold a bond election when it is not necessary would not … more

And the cat came back….

“Sometimes the things you lost can be found again in unexpected places”Many years ago I was working for a private aviation company at the New Braunfels airport and a litter of kittens … more

Thankful for inaugural festival support

The Gonzales Inquirer’s inaugural Craft Beer, Wine and Art festival is rapidly approaching, and plans continue to move forward. Ten different brew lines, 12 wineries, numerous artists and plenty of … more

Reader gives thanks for ‘Russia Initiative’ story

Dear Editor: My thanks to you, Jose and Rob, for publishing my story, “The UMC's ‘Russia Initiative’” in Tuesday's issue. The law passed July 20, 2016, approved by President Putin despite … more

Reflecting pool needs upgrade

May 29, 2017 another perfunctory ceremony day designated Memorial Day. A day to remember and honor those who offered up their lives for good of country. Too few realize the extent of military service … more

Make Alzheimer’s a national priority

Dear Editor,June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. For the 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and the 16 million caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, it is … more

Concerned about city council, former city manager

Dear Editor,I am writing to you with concerns of the Nixon city council on the case of sexual predator Manuel Zepeda. I want to discuss how the city would defend a predator that was arrested by the … more
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